The annual conference of Boston Area Research Initiative is starting today, April 30th, under the theme “Building Back Smarter”. The event is fully online and is marking the institute’s 10th anniversary.
ClimateOS is a platform created by ClimateView with the aim to support cities with climate action plans towards net-zero emissions. It is a platform addressed to cities, municipalities and regional governments.
The book review by Aharon Kellerman, University of Haifa, published in the special issue “Smart, sustainable and fair cities” of Geography Research Forum, vol. 40, 2020 points out:
“The concept of smart cities has become widely applied and studied as of the 1990s. However, this edited volume presents a rather fresh, challenging and even provocative
perspectives for smart cities.
Smart cities as large technological systems: Overcoming organizational challenges in smart cities through collective action
This study is researching the non-technological dimensions of smart cities. By reviewing the activities in 8 smart cities from a perspective of large technological systems, the authors argue that many of the challenges and solutions are organizational in nature.
This paper proposes the use of game engines towards the creation of interactive urban environments and engagement with data. The authors designed and implemented an interactive visualization tool that delivers comprehensive urban data summaries and analytics through a user-friendly interface.
The book “Green Computing in Smart Cities: Simulation and Techniques” is a collection of research on green computing and the smart city. The editors aim at providing an up-to-date collection of thoughts and research on the issue and bring to the front and expand the discussion within the research community.
This paper summarizes a series of research studies relating to the systematic development of urban ICT and smart cities. It presents the activities and developments necessary to achieve a resilient, standardized smart city, based on Open Urban Platforms (OUP) and the way these serve as a blueprint for each city/community towards the establishment of a sustainable and resilient ICT backbone.